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Cortney Phillips receives Partners in Pharmacy scholarship

Pharmacy student awarded Partners in Pharmacy scholarship

Ohio Northern University student Cortney Phillips, a sixth-year pharmacy major from Akron, Ohio, was awarded the Partners In Pharmacy scholarship from the National Community Pharmacy Foundation Association (NCPA).

Phillips was recognized for her exemplary academic performance, community service, and demonstrated commitment to independent pharmacy. She will receive $2,000 and will be recognized at the national NCPA convention in October.

Pharmacy student’s poster presentation garners third at national convention

Ohio Northern University student Megan Bensi, a fifth-year pharmacy major from Kirtland, Ohio, garnered third place in a student poster presentation at the Drug Information Association (DIA) 2012 Annual Meeting in Philadelphia on June 24-28.

At the convention, Bensi competed against 20 graduate-level students. Her poster, titled “Evaluating Consumer Understanding of Prescription Label Information: An Assessment of USP 2011 Recommendations,” was chosen from a pool of more than 100 students in multiple disciplines from around the world.

Pettit College of Law recognized as one of the nation’s most innovative law schools

he Ohio Northern University Pettit College of Law was named one of the most innovative schools in the country by The National Jurist and will be featured in the “Back to School” issue of preLaw magazine in August. ONU was one of 20 law schools selected by The National Jurist.

“It is gratifying to be recognized for the hard work our faculty has done to design and implement our new curriculum,” said Stephen Veltri, interim dean of the Pettit College of Law. “Our new curriculum goes well beyond standard law school coursework. It includes clinical opportunities and courses designed to develop professional skills that prepare our students for the practice of law.”

Kleine named associate dean of ONU’s College of Business Administration

Dr. James Fenton, dean of Ohio Northern University’s James F. Dicke College of Business Administration, has announced the appointment of Dr. Robert Kleine as the new associate dean of the business college. Kleine has also been bestowed with the first James F. Dicke Endowed Professorship.

Kleine replaces Dr. Rich Meininger, who served as the college’s associate dean for the past 39 years.

Jenelle Sobotka to speak at national pharmacy conference

Jenelle Sobotka, professor and endowed chair of pharmacy practice at Ohio Northern University’s Raabe College of Pharmacy, will deliver the closing session speech at the Texas Pharmacy Association’s Rxperts Conference and Expo in The Woodlands, Texas, on July 26-29.

Sobotka will speak on “Transforming Patient Care: Influencing the System through Quality Patient Care,” which will focus on the challenges in “taking care of patients” that pharmacists will face in the future. The Rxperts Conference is the largest pharmacy conference in the southwest, with top therapeutic education sessions, state board updates and more than 100 companies in attendance.

Dr. Marquart presents paper, chairs session at national conference

Dr. Jed E. Marquart, Ohio Northern University professor of mechanical engineering, presented a paper and chaired a technical session at the Sixth Annual AIAA Flow Control Conference, sponsored by the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA). The conference was held in New Orleans, LA, on July 25-28 with more than 1,500 engineers and scientist in attendance, and approximately 750 technical papers were presented.